The average rate for a Retail Sales Representative is AU$21.49 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$34,872 - AU$66,327
AU$35K
AU$48K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$48,282
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.35 - AU$28.19
AU$17
AU$21
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$21.49
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$66K
Salary AU$34,872 - AU$66,327
Bonus AU$4,000
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$12,723
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$36,723 - AU$65,020
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data AU$0AU$29
Hourly Rate AU$17.35 - AU$28.19
Overtime AU$25.37
Annual Data AU$0AU$65K
Bonus AU$4,000
Commission AU$0.00 - AU$12,723
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$36,723 - AU$65,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

Job Description for Retail Sales Representative

Retail sales representatives are responsible for helping drive a store's sales of merchandise and services to customers. With the wide variety of retail environments, the specific products and services they represent can differ significantly between retailers, however, many of the tasks are universal for retail sales reps. They are generally expected to have working knowledge of the majority of the products a store sells, even when the representative is assigned to specific locations. Retail sales representatives should have a friendly demeanor, the ability to make customers feel welcome, excellent communication skills, the ability to explain the functions of various products and to direct customers to the locations within the store where they may find the products they're seeking.

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Retail Sales Representative Tasks

  • Sell products and services to customers, explaining and demonstrating their advantages.
  • Process sales transactions and handle customer payments.
  • Ensure that paperwork such as contracts or warranties are completed properly.
  • Provide customer service, answering questions and resolving problems.

Retail Sales Representative Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Representative

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Sales Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 26 salaries. A Retail Sales Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,036

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Retail Sales Representative Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Sales Representative?

Retail Sales Representative in Adelaide:
"Its alright."
Pros: Great team environment, Discount on shoes, work flexibility.
Cons: Rude customers, stressful,

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Representative

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Representative Salaries

▲13%

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%